Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2007 Brad Paisley got a gold album for "5th Gear"?

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It’s true! Listen to a song off the album!

Here are 5 interesting facts about Brad Paisley.

  • He wore a black tuxedo with a lavender bow tie to his high school prom in 1991.
  • His 6,500-sq-ft. log-cabin style home in Franklin, Tenn. features a handmade whiskey-barrel sink.
  • At age 14, he was a regular on "Jamboree USA," a country radio show in Wheeling, West Virginia.
  • He landed internships at ASCAP and Atlantic Records during his college years.
  • A week after graduating from Belmont University in 1995, he landed a songwriting deal with EMI Publishing.